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Justice Reinvestment
Community-led justice reinvestment initiatives secure commonwealth support
Ten justice reinvestment programs have secured support through the federal gover...
Callan Morse 19 Apr 2024
Senator Thorpe moves in Senate to reveal report on "dire" funding of legal services nationwide
Senator Lidia Thorpe has raised concerns that the federal Attorney General is in...
Giovanni Torre 26 Mar 2024
New data shows youth incarceration costing public over $1 million per child, experts urge 'Raise the Age'
New data has highlighted the detrimental cost to both taxpayers and children in...
Dechlan Brennan 25 Jan 2024
Symbolic language hasn't worked, constitutional reform is needed
For 122 years, our Constitution has not recognised Aboriginal and Torres Strait...
Mark Dreyfus 13 Oct 2023
Voting Yes a practical way to close gap
Over the past few months, I’ve been fortunate enough to travel across Tasmania a...
Mark Dreyfus 9 Oct 2023
Voice to Parliament to make a practical difference

In just a few short weeks Australians will have the opportunity to vote in the f...

Mark Dreyfus KC Sep 27, 2023
Referendum 'not an election' as parties spar over Voice

Indigenous leader Noel Pearson has urged voters not to use the voice referendum...

Aboriginal deaths in custody to be reported in real time

The Australian government has implemented a new national system to report the de...

Callan Morse Jun 21, 2023
Coalition MPs slammed for misrepresenting former high court judges on Voice

Opposition MPs have been criticised for misrepresenting comments made by two for...

Callan Morse Jun 7, 2023
Solicitor-General says Voice “serves the objective of overcoming barriers”

Solicitor-General Dr Stephen Donaghue has shared his views on an Indigenous Voic...

Callan Morse Apr 21, 2023
"It enhances the system” - Solicitor-General’s view backs Voice

Australia's second law officer, Solicitor-General Dr Stephen Donaghue’s legal vi...

Callan Morse Apr 21, 2023
Attorney-General urges Dutton, Liberals to support Voice ahead of party room meeting

Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus has reinforced Labor calls for the Liberal Party t...

Callan Morse Apr 4, 2023
Dutton, most Coalition MPs absent as Voice to Parliament referendum bill introduced to parliament

The bill that will trigger this year’s referendum on an Indigenous Voice to Parl...

Callan Morse Mar 30, 2023
Federal government forms key partnership to build National Justice Reinvestment program and unit

The Australian government is partnering with the Jumbunna Institute for Indigeno...

Giovanni Torre Mar 1, 2023
No more delays, it's time to raise age of criminal responsibility, youth justice group urges

A national gathering of young justice advocates has unanimously backed calls to...

Aaron Bloch Nov 2, 2022
Federal budget boost to tackle 'national shame' of over-incarceration and deaths in custody

A $99million First Nations Justice package to deliver much-needed reforms was a...

Giovanni Torre Oct 28, 2022
Australia's top lawmakers to work on plan to raise age of criminal responsibility

State and territory attorneys general have agreed to work towards raising the ag...

Giovanni Torre Aug 17, 2022
AG leaves door open to change as bumper criminal age petition handed to Federal Govt

More than 200,000 people nationwide have petitioned the Federal Government to ta...

Giovanni Torre Aug 4, 2022
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